From climbing up the side of a mountain to trekking through a rainforest in heat that would incapacitate a particularly resilient snake, adventure holidays are slowly becoming more and more common and more and more popular.
Whilst heading for the beach and pretending that you are in a hotter version of Britain for seven days may be just what some people need to unwind, more and more people are opting for less traditional answers to the usual beach holiday, looking for experiences that they simply cant get at home.
Visiting new cultures has also become a much more yearned for part of any holiday, whilst taking yourself to new extremes is also high up on peoples list of what now makes a perfect holiday. Yet, the only adventure holiday that is likely to give the beach a run for its money any time soon, is ski holidays.
Ski holidays are the perfect combination of thrills, relaxation, and surprisingly, even sun. With the thrill of the slopes and the luxury and comfort of the chalets, there is also the chance to enjoy as much night life as you want easily whilst experience sights that are sure to take even the most respiratory-sound persons breath away.
There are many reasons why such holidays have grown to be so popular over the last few years, from ease and the relatively low cost of France being so close right through to the simple breadth of experience these holidays have to offer. They combine all the key ingredients that people seem to look for: luxury in the chalets, a sun tan despite the cold, the chance to push yourself to your limits, and the chance to visit scenery that you might not normally get to see on holiday.
So if you want to experience an adventurous holiday, rather than trekking to the North Pole, this might just be the perfect place to start.